Borrowing and lending baby stuff- top tips

As discussed here, I’m a big fan of borrowing and lending baby stuff. It makes complete sense, especially if you are short on storage space. Over time, we have done very well out of it. However, since attempting to retrieve all our baby stuff (in preparation for baby number 2 who has now arrived!), and having had some difficulty I have compiled these borrowing and … Continue reading Borrowing and lending baby stuff- top tips

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The first time I was pregnant we did things a bit differently. I went to antenatal pilates. I tried to eat as healthily as possible. We endlessly read about the pregnancy and what to expect when the baby was born. We spent hours feeling the bump, speculating about whether it would be a boy or a girl and had long discussions (arguments) about what name to … Continue reading Hypnosnoring

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Presents for new parents- small space gifts

The new baby’s birth is looming… there are just 6 weeks to go ’til our freedom is once again snatched away from us… (who am i kidding- we have no freedom to be snatched). That makes it sound a bit like something I’m dreading, doesn’t it? Well, I guess I am. I of course feel blessed that we are having another child, and I am kind … Continue reading Presents for new parents- small space gifts



I have started “nesting”. When I say nesting, I think I actually mean panicking. I have been thinking about the reality of, not only sleeping in a room with a new baby, but storing a lot of their stuff in our already full to the brim bedroom too, as we don’t have a spare bedroom like we did the first time round. This panic coincided … Continue reading Nesting